Friday, November 27

The Aphrodisiac Behind Politics

Definition of Aphrodisiac

What comes to your mind when you hear the word aphrodisiac? According to the Cambridge English Dictionary, aphrodisiac is defined as “something, usually a drug or food, that is believed to cause sexual desire in people”. This is the definition most people know, that such word is a product that comes with various natural aphrodisiacs for women. However, little did they know, aphrodisiac is also defined as “something that cause excitement or enthusiasm”. With that being said, the word aphrodisiac does not only correlate to increase arousal amongst women.

Excitement and enthusiasm are mostly the words being substituted by aphrodisiac. How do you use it in a sentence then? Here are some examples:

1. They say that power is a great aphrodisiac

2. Money is a powerful aphrodisiac. But chocolates works almost as well

In the above examples, the word aphrodisiac is used as an alternative to the word joy and excitement.

In this blog, you are going to learn a word commonly used with aphrodisiac, which is Politics.

Aphrodisiacs: Politics and Power 

Now that aphrodisiac in defined, you will also be reading a brief definition of politics and why the two words go perfectly with each other. Politics, according to the Cambridge English Dictionary, is defined as “the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially the debate or conflict among individuals or parties having or hoping to achieve power” and “a particular set of political beliefs or principles”. Since politics is a very complex word, the concept that will be covered in the article is how politics result to enthusiasm and excitement.

Admit it or not, politics is everywhere- at school, office when co-workers have different opinions that may lead to tension among employees, even in our homes because not all people are the same in terms of values and principles.

Despite these things, politics still result to excitement regardless of the situation. How? The truth is, politics is also a form of aphrodisiac, meaning, the oppositions and different opinions boost thrill and suspense. Without those things, life will be sort of boring. Moreover, politics provide energy rush, because of its sense of various possibilities and truth.